Delsarte, François (1811-1871).

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François Alexandre Nicolas Chéri Delsarte (1811-1871) was a teacher of language, acting, singing and declamation. He developed an acting style known as the Delsarte Method that attempted to connect the inner emotional experience of the actor with a systematized set of gestures and movements based upon his own observations of human interaction.

From the description of François Alexandre Nicolas Delsarte papers, 1811-1934 (bulk 1830-1899). (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 137261977

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associatedWith Alger, William Rounseville, 1822-1905. person
associatedWith Arnaud, Angélique, 1799-1884. person
associatedWith Curry, S. S. (Samuel Silas), 1847-1921. person
associatedWith Curtiss, Mina Kirstein, 1896- person
associatedWith MacKaye, Steele, 1842-1894. person
associatedWith Shaver, Claude L., 1905- person
associatedWith Vermonte, Rosa. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
France
Subject
Pantomime--Study and teaching
Expression--Study and teaching
Delsarte system
Singing--Study and teaching
Acting--Study and teaching
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Birth 1811-11-19

Death 1871-07-20

French

English,

French

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